Re: Q : iptables script?

From: Jari Laurila (
Date: 10/25/03

Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2003 16:16:27 +0300

On Fri, 24 Oct 2003 22:44:05 -0700, Felix Tilley wrote:

> Is this the right way to do it?
> And how do I make it log and drop at the same time?
> ========================================
> #!/bin/bash
> iptables -A INPUT -s -j LOG --log-level debug
> iptables -A INPUT -s -j LOG --log-level debug
> iptables -A INPUT -s -j LOG --log-level debug
> iptables -A INPUT -s -j LOG --log-level debug

Why don't you make your own chain to do the both operations.

iptables -N LOGDROP
iptables -A LOGDROP -j LOG --log-level debug
iptables -A LOGDROP -j DROP

After creating the chain, you can use it as target in your scripts.

iptables -A INPUT -s -j LOGDROP

Jari Laurila

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